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|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject is not offered in 2008.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 18 hours |
Total Time Commitment: 62.5 hours total commitment
|Prerequisites:||460-535 Professional Practice & Seminar (EY)|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
|Subject Overview:||This subject investigates socio-political contexts of schooling and the changing roles and responsibilities of teachers in complex and diverse school communities. The professional identity of teachers will be explored in relation to professional standards, legal and ethical responsibilities, organisational structures and processes, curriculum frameworks, collaborative practices, and professional growth. Issues around social justice, equity and global citizenship will be investigated. There is strong emphasis on professional dialogue with peers and critical reflection for personal self evaluation and identifying one's professional learning needs.|
|Assessment:||There is 1 assessment task: A portfolio with evidence of critical reflection (equivalent to 2000 words) due end of semester (100%).|
|Prescribed Texts:||Collection of readings|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:|| |
On completion of this subject teacher candidates will be a able to:
On completion of this subject teacher candidates will have the knowledge, skills and understanding to enable them to :
Master of Teaching (Early Years) |
Master of Teaching (Early Years)
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